ASTM International - ASTM F1145-92(2001)
Standard Specification for Turnbuckles, Swaged, Welded, Forged
|Publication Date:||15 August 1992|
|ICS Code (Clamps and staples):||21.060.70|
1.1 This specification covers swaged welded, cast, or forged turnbuckles with and without jam nuts.
1.2 A turnbuckle is an internally threaded loop or sleeve intended for assembly with a threaded stud, eye, hook, or jaw at each end, used for applying tension to rods, wire rope, etc.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The SI units given in parentheses are for information purposes only and may be approximate.
1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.